HotSwap provides a robust library for updating the implementation of an object at runtime (aka hotswapping). This is achieved through recompilation, dynamic class reloading, and object state migration throughout the life of an application. Hotswapping makes Java feel more like an interpreted language than a compiled language; it is fundamentally useful for runtime development of an application (application evolution or incremental development).
DocumentationUser's manual available in HTML format from http://www.inxar.org/hotswap/docs/manual/
released on 2 April 2003
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2 April 2003
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|Required to use||JDK 1.2|
|Weak prerequisite||JDK 1.3 (for use of dynamic proxy classes); Perl|
|Weak prerequisite||convert (all for building user's manual); ant (to build the API documentation|
|Weak prerequisite||run the examples|
|Weak prerequisite||and rebuild the library from source)|
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